The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 36 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Stories 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.22% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £36.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.58% -34.09%
User Stories
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 308 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.16% 79.79% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 246 285
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £39.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.87% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £30.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £122.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

User Stories
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Stories across the Swindon region.

User Stories Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) QA